Aircraft - Super King Air Beech Craft B-200TYPE
Twin turboprop corporate, passenger and utility transport
General InformationThe Super King Air 200 is the continuation of king air line, with new features including the unique T Tail, more powerful engines, greater wing span, increased cabin pressurization, grater fuel capacity and higher operating weights compared to the Super King air 100.
Beech began design work on the Super King Air 200 in October 1970, resulting in the type’s first flight on October 27, 1972. Certified in the December 1973, the Super King Air 200 went on to be the most triumphant aircraft among its competitors, casting a shadow on contenders like Cessna Conquest and Piper Cheyenne. Today the Super King Air 200 is the only one of the three in production till date.
The improved B-200 entered production in May 1980, this version features more efficient PT6A42 engines, increased zero fuel max weight and increased cabin pressurization.
Various special mission Super King Air 200’s and B200’s have been built, including for nevoid calibration, marine patrol and resource explorations. In addition several hundred Super King Airs have been built for U.S military under the title C12. C12s perform a range of missions from electronic surveillance to VIP transport.
Flight crew of two. Accommodation for a maximum of eight passengers.